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    • Grave scaffold

    • The casket of a Native American (Crow) is shrouded and secured to the top of a grave scaffold with rope. It stands on an open plain in Montana. The scaffolding frame is constructed by using a "Y" shaped timber on each corner and laying support...
    • Throssel, Richard, d. 1933.
    • 1907
    • Hauling timbers to the mines

    • A pack train of mules haul timbers on a dirt road probably near Ouray (Ouray County), Colorado. Men mounted on horses lead the pack. Utility poles and mountains are in the distance.
    • Hook, W. E. (William Edward), 1833-1908.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Old home of Ouray and Chipeta near Montrose

    • A young man sits on a wooden crate behind an adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray near Montrose, Colorado. It is a single story adobe brick structure with projecting support timbers. Ouray and Chipeta's home is adjacent to the structure.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Plains Indians

    • A group of Native American (Plains) men, women, and children pose near a crudely built tepee made of timbers and brush. Eating utensils are on a table under the shelter, and a dog stands in its shadow.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Old home of Ouray and Chipeta near Montrose

    • View of an adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray and his wife, Chipeta, near Montrose, Colorado. It is a single story structure in a grassy field with window bays, door bays, and projecting support timbers.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Perigo Mill in Gilpin County

    • Large piles of wood are stacked at the side of the Perigo Mill in Gilpin County, Colorado. The mill has several levels, and two large smokestacks supported by wires protrude from the roof. Several smaller smokestacks also protrude from the roof. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [between 1898 and 1910?]
    • Ouray and Chipeta's home near Montrose

    • View of the former home and adjacent adobe building once owned by Chief Ouray near Montrose, Colorado. The home is constructed of adobe bricks covered with plaster and a gable roof. The out-building is a single story structure in a grassy field...
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    • [between 1880 and 1900]
    • Base of monument in Lamar

    • View of stone monumet base of the "Madonna of the Trail," on Highway 50 (Fifty) the old Santa Fe trail, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado; with engraved words: In Commemoration Of "Big Timbers" extending eastward and westward along Arkansas River...
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    • September 1972
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • A long rectangular brick apartment building is jacked up on stacks of timbers and iron beams ready to be moved to make room for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. A Black child sits on one of the footings by a surveyor's level and...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1913]
    • Shelf in stope 8, A M & S Co, Aspen, Colo

    • Interior view of an Aspen Mining and Smelting Company Mine shaft in Pitkin County, Colorado; shows timbers and shoring.
    • Buckwalter, Harry H.
    • 1893, February 20
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • View across 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue of two boys on support timbers used to raise a long rectangular two story apartment building ready to be moved for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. The building has a bracketed cornice with a...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1913]
    • Old road near Telluride

    • A man stands to drive his six-horse team transporting a long piece of equipment on Tomboy Road, about two miles from Telluride headed for Tomboy mine, Colorado. The crevice has been filled in with timbers and rocks to make the roadbed.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Mill on Hensen Creek

    • View of the remains of an unidentified mill on a hillside near Henson (Hensen) Creek in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Shows a tin covered wooden structure. Exposed wooden framework and fallen timbers are near the mill.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1967
    • Platte Canon, bridge near Deansbury

    • A man stands between the Platte River and tracks of the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad in Platte Canyon near Deansbury (Strontia Springs) in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows timbers and a railroad bridge.
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1884 and 1900?]
    • Denver, Civic Center

    • View down Acoma Street and across 14th (Fourteenth) Avenue of a two story apartment building ready to be moved for the development of Civic Center, Denver, Colorado. The building has been raised on stacks of timbers. The 1909 Public Library shows...
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1913]
    • Pack train

    • A man leads a pack train loaded with supplies and timbers for the mines outside of Ouray, Colorado. San Juan mountains in distance.
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Miner's residences

    • View of a poorly constructed cabin at the foot of a low hill, Colorado. It is constructed of timbers and planks, is partially uncovered, and has no chinking. Debris is scattered on the ground.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Colorado mining

    • Four miners pose inside an unidentified tunnel, Colorado. They hold candles and tools and one sits on timbers.
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    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Railroad station & water tank at Basalt

    • A large, round water tank supported by timbers is situated next to the tracks of the Colorado and Midland Railroad in Basalt, Colorado. A two-story, wood-frame hotel with a hipped roof, multiple chimneys, and a covered porch is in the background,...
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    • [about 1920]
    • Gilman, Colo.

    • View of a street (probably Main), in Gilman, Colorado, shows one and two story wood frame gable and flat-roof buildings on either side of the dirt street. Automobiles and horse-drawn carriages are parked near the boardwalk. A sign: "Gilman, Colo....
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [1923?]
    • Vermiculite property near Lake City

    • Men are near a pile of hewn timbers and probably an open-pit vermiculite mine near Lake City in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Shows a log building, a canvas tent, piles of logs, a dirt road, metal barrels and a graded, covered settling pool used for...
    • Zellers, Bob.
    • [between 1930 and 1950?]
    • Mack Brewery, Central City

    • The Mack Brewery, owned by Jacob Mack, is on a rocky hillside in Central City, Colorado. The brewery, which operated between 1877 and 1855, is a two story structure with a false front and a balcony supported by timbers. Large rectangular windows...
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    • [between 1920 and 1940]
    • Inside N. London boarding house

    • View of collapsed walls and timbers in the ruins of the boarding house at the North London Mine in Park County, Colorado. Shows a large cast iron stove.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1972
    • Inside N. London boarding house

    • View of snow inside the ruins of the boarding house at the North London Mine in Park County, Colorado. Shows fallen timbers and walls through an open door in the boarding house interior.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1972
    • Sleeping Ute Mt.

    • Native American men and women (Utes) stand with two white men in front of a wickiup made of timbers and covered with strips of fibrous material. Shows a saddle and pottery jug. Sleeping Ute Mountain is in the background.
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    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Colo. State Capitol bldings

    • Side view of a false front log structure, Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows a corrugated sheet metal roof, hand-hewn timbers, weathered clapboard front with painted lettering: "Erected In 1858,...
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    • July 27, 1941
    • Mesa Verde Natl. Park, superintendent and ranger quarters

    • View across arroyo to Mesa Verde National Park Service superintendent and ranger quarters, Montezuma County, southwestern Colorado, built in pueblo style with native stone and support timbers (vigas.)
    • Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935.
    • [between 1920 and 1925]
    • Jackson's Bar - Idaho Springs Days of '59

    • Four men stand in front of Jackson's Bar at the Idaho Springs, "Days of '59," Festival in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The men stand under the eave in front of the bar which is made of timbers and bracketed posts. One man, wearing a hat, a bandana,...
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    • [between 1915 and 1930]
    • Cripple Creek fire, early 1890's

    • View of destruction caused by 1896 fire, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes remains of twisted sheet metal, ashes and burnt timbers, and former business and commercial district; canvas tents are scattered amidst fire debris; remaining...
    • Yelton, Edgar A.
    • [1896]
    • Pete Pourtalis

    • Pete Pourtalis pushes a wheelbarrow full of ore out of a mine near Hahns Peak (Routt County, also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado. He wears a jacket, a long-sleeved shirt, trousers, and a cowboy hat. He holds a pipe in his mouth. Two miners stand...
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    • 1906
    • Mammouth swimming bath house, Idaho Springs

    • View of the Mammoth swimming bath house near Idaho Springs, Colorado; features a single structure with vertical board siding, medium front gable with open porch and overhead roof supported by four square timbers; large sign advertising the name of...
    • Kirkland Brothers.
    • [between 1874 and 1875]
    • Saratoga mines - Central City

    • A miner works above the floor of a narrow tunnel, Saratoga mines, Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. He is supported by a plank on two cross timbers and works by candlelight.
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    • 1889
    • Sheridan Mine, Marshall Basin

    • View of the Sheridan Mine in Marshall Basin, San Miguel County, Colorado. Shows a tent cabin, mine buildings, one with dormers, a covered mine tram and a tipple and tailings. One of the buildings is shored up with timbers.
    • Carpenter, W. J., photographer.
    • [ca. 1890]
    • Fire where little Campbell house burnt

    • Men gather near the smoldering remains of a house identified as the Campbell house probably at an unidentified hydraulic mine near Leadville in Lake County, Colorado. A group of men form a bucket brigade nearby. Shows burnt timbers, chairs,...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
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    • Burned mill, Ward

    • View of the ruins of a burned ore mill in Ward (Boulder County), Colorado. Shows the stone foundation, the remains of metal processing machinery and burned timbers.
    • Bachman, Al.
    • 1967
    • Never was Capitol

    • View a false front log structure on the Broadmoor golf club grounds moved from Colorado City, (capitol of Colorado Territory in 1861) El Paso County, Colorado; shows a corrugated sheet metal roof, hand-hewn timbers, a weathered clapboard front with...
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    • February 5, 1948

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